Articles

The Enemy Within

By Laurel van der Linde On Saturday, June 22, 2019 the headline on the front page of the LA Times read “The Final Foe.” It was an extensive article detailing the story of two platoon buddies, veterans of the war in the Middle East, and the difficulties they had returning to civilian life. One struggled […] Read more

Coati Kingdom A pictorial, natural history e-book

by Alan R. Graham We hadn’t exactly decided to invest the next 10 years of our lives in saving coatis. It just happened that way when, in 2009, three orphaned babies were thrown in my lap. Witzoo Wildlife Sanctuary in Belize was a fledgling enterprise at the time, preparing to help any animal in need […] Read more

The 19th Annual Bow-Wows & Meows Pet Fair

Hundreds of dogs, cats, puppies and kittens will be available for adoption at the 19th Annual Bow-Wows & Meows Pet Fair to be held at Newhall’s William S. Hark Park on Sunday, October 13, thanks to the partnership of L.A. County Department of Parks and Recreation and L.A. County Department of Animal Care and Control. […] Read more

Dog Whisperer Endorses Supplement

by Martha Michael Santa Clarita-based celebrity dog trainer Cesar Millan is partnering with a company that provides a collagen supplement formula for dogs. Happy Again Pet is a one-year-old Venice Beach company with a product that is formulated to improve the joint health of dogs. It was created to maintain the cartilage of younger dogs to […] Read more

What’s Really in Your Dog’s Food?

Our dogs are part of our family and we love them for all the joy they bring us and their unconditional love. We want our dogs to live long, healthy and happy lives. The best way we can help our dogs is to keep up with our dogs’ vet visits and to feed our dogs […] Read more

Rescue Meez

by Martha Michael A new book details one woman’s journey from “cat lady” to animal rescue owner. Siri Zwemke was simply trying to adopt another Siamese cat when she ended up taking ownership of dozens of pets and launching a nonprofit. The reader’s experience when leafing through the pages of Zwemke’s memoir, “Rescue Meez,” sounds […] Read more

Is My Dog Ready for a Wheelchair?

by Jennifer Pratt Dogs are unable to tell us what hurts or where they hurt, so it’s up to dog parents to stay alert and search for subtle changes in their pet’s behavior, which may indicate there’s an issue. Determining the best way to care for your pet, including when is the best time to […] Read more

Pride and Groom

by Martha Michael Beauty is only fur-deep, but your animal’s health and wellness has a lasting effect. When it comes to grooming your pets, there are household tools for brushing their coats and shampoos that are specific to dogs or cats. But do-it-yourself washing and preening should be reserved for time between appointments by professional […] Read more